Protecting the Coast
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 37.167 W 124° 03.170
10T E 416473 N 4941216
One of a group of six signs beneath the south end of the Yaquina Bay Bridge.
Waymark Code: WM142V
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/07/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

This sign about the U.S. Life Saving Service is one of a group of six signs beneath the south end of the Yaquina Bay Bridge.

Marker Name: Protecting the Coast
Marker Text: The United States Life Saving Service established a station on the South Beach of Yaquina Bay in 1896. In 1906 the service moved into Yaquina Bay Lighthouse which had been abandoned with the construction of Yaquina Head Lighthouse. In 1915, the USLSS was absorbed into the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard is now located at the north entrance to Yaquina Bay.

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Lincoln

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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